A quick guide to how antibiotics work and common clinical uses, and a bit about adverse effects that may limit their use.
Skills For Learning - Approaches to Research
Zip file containing several movie files and animations guiding a student through the various approaches to research.
staff workshop - introduces 'A PBL Approach to Enterprise in the Curriculum'
Learning theories and higher education
This PowerPoint presentation is aimed at those teaching in HE. It explores various learning theories and styles.
Skills For Learning - Reflection Toolkit
Zip file contains two flash movies:- 1. Animation of a dialogue between student and tutor reflecting on interaction in a group seminar situation. 2. Animation of potential scenario's and 'what if's ...' in a similar situtation.
Skills For Learning - The Research Process
Zip file containing animation showing a roadmap through the research process journey.
Distance Learning Material
The materials provided are taken from three postgraduate modules which students study as part of the School's distance learning MA degree programmes in 'Literary Linguistics', 'Applied Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching' and 'Modern English Language'. Our courses generally consist of 10 units which cover the key areas of study within particular disciplines, in conjunction with material documenting the latest developments within each field. The 'Descriptive Linguistic
Global warming, sea-level rise and coastal inundation
Recent sea-level change and predictions of future sea-level rise.
A virtual practice community for student learning and staff
development in health and social work
This resource is the final report for the a Health Sciences and Practice mini project: A virtual practice community for student learning and staff development in health and social work inter-professional education; changing practice through collaboration.
Measurement and Control - Learning Package
This is a packaged Learning Activity that provides an introduction to measuring metrics that management have responsibility for. It will explore the metrics and tools that can be used to measure 4 perspectives within the business environment based on the balanced scorecard model by Kaplan and Norton. The balanced scorecard will be used as a basic model to illustrate the different types of measurement that can be taken for different elements in the business. It will provide a number of opportunit
E-portfolio learning lunch - Ben Cotton's Presentation
Staff and students are becoming increasingly aware of the potential use and benefits of e-portfolios and social media tools. Delegates will have the opportunity to explore the use of e-portfolios and social media through three case studies: Ben Cotton will provide a student / graduate trainee perspective focusing on the explosion of social media and its potential in terms of personal development, reflection, career planning and in terms of forging a career in the PR industry. Ben conducted his o
Skills for Learning - Grammar Diagnostic tool
Interactive 30 question quiz with feedback for each answer. Grammar diagnostic tool (based around entry level research processes). Download this zipped file and open the file named 'academic_comm_skin.swf' - the quiz will then run from the start.
Using Portfolio's - The Learning Contract
This resource accompanies the workbook 'Using Portfolio's for Learning and Assessment - a staff handbook'. This resource offers guidance for staff on introducing students to portfolios to be used for learning and assessment. It is based on experience gained while working on an FDTL Project “Promoting the Development of key skills through the use of portfolios” (2002 - 2005). The outlined Portfolio Workshops in this handbook have been developed as a result of the Project activities at Leeds M
Leeds Metropolitan University Employability Office - Learning Objects index
On line interactive resources. Each title will take you to a self contained ‘chunk’ of learning which should take you about two hours to complete. They contain interactive exercises and you will generate material which would be useful to include in your Personal Development Plan or Progress File. Whilst they are free standing, they also build into a larger programme, so please free to try them all.
Prof. Rachael Dixey Inaugural Lecture - Health, Social Justice & Access to Learning
The Faculty of Health's Professor Rachael Dixey delivered her inaugural lecture in the iconic Rose Bowl. The lecture 'Health, Social Justice and Access to Learning' considered the relationships globally between health inequalities and education, exploring ideas of education as liberatory and empowering, and consequently how this impacts on the politics of health. Professor Dixey is the head of Health Promotion at Leeds Met. She has a lifelong interest in Africa, doing PhD research in the 1970s o
Brain as a Learning Space
This workshop will allow us to collaboratively explore the notion of the brain as an innovative learning space, and will provide models and examples that might encourage students to more actively engage in deep learning and broad investigation, as well as develop confidence in their independent acquisition of knowledge.
Guest Lecture: John Chillag - Learning from the Holocaust
As part of the Senator George Mitchell Seminar Series, John Chillag delivered a powerful and moving speech to mark the 64th anniversary of the Nazi occupation of Hungary. The audience first heard the impressions of two students from Abbey Grange School, who visited Auschwitz-Birkenau in late February. Rebakah commented, "Although a traumatic experience, I'm glad I had the chance to visit Auschwitz - to learn what atrocities had happened and make me realise that situations like the Holocaust shou
Learning and study styles - group work
This document outlines a sample session for groups of year 1 undergraduates. The session asks students to think about how they learn and identifies their learning style. It also asks the group to analyse how well it has been working. It is therefore a useful session early on in a PBL curriculum, or a curriculum which uses extensive group learning. A useful addition to the session is a short video clip of current students talking about their own experiences, and also some sample MCQ questions for
DoITPoMS animations from Teaching and Learning Packages
The DoITPoMS Animation Library is a collection of materials science related animations originally from the DoITPoMS Teaching and Learning Packages (TLPs), each focusing on a common materials science topic met within undergraduate teaching and learning.